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Belt, Tool, Utility, Skylab

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This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition station at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 113 x 27.9cm (44 1/2 x 11 in.)

Materials: fabric, velcro, metal, plastic, vinyl

Skylab was launched into low Earth orbit in May 1973 and occupied until February 1974 by three-man crews on three different missions. Several onboard tool kits contained a variety of tools and supplies for basic repairs and maintenance tasks that the astronauts might need to do while in space.

This item is a duplicate tool caddy - utility belt from the backup Skylab orbital workshop displayed in the Museum.

Transferred from NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Inventory number: A20110472000

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